James joined Mike Evans, Naomi Osaka and others in chastising her hypocrisy in defending Drew Brees’ right to condemn kneeling during the national anthem.
Laura Ingraham to LeBron and KD: “Shut up and dribble!”
To Drew Brees: “He’s allowed to have an opinion.” 🧐 pic.twitter.com/PtEBHdPh7o
— Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) June 4, 2020
LeBron repurposes Ingraham’s words
He then released a new video repurposing “shut up and dribble” on his “Uninterrupted” Twitter handle. The 30-second clip makes clear allusions to police violence against black Americans on the same day a memorial for George Floyd took place in Minneapolis.
— UNINTERRUPTED (@uninterrupted) June 4, 2020
It’s not the first time James has embraced Ingraham’s words to deliver his own message alongside “Uninterrupted” business partner Maverick Carter.
The pair also produced a three-part documentary for Showtime titled “Shut Up and Dribble.” Like on Thursday, James turned the derogatory phrase around to highlight the history of black athletes taking political and social stances in the 2018 series.
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